2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 8,084 students have applied and 5,904 students have allowed to admit to University of South Alabama (Acceptance rate: 73.03%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 26.73 % where 1,578 students have finally enrolled out of 5,904 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.
The yield of the school is higher (more admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

How to Apply to University of South Alabama

Admissionwww.southalabama.edu/departments/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.southalabama.edu/departments/admissions/applytousa.html
Financial Aidwww.southalabama.edu/departments/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.southalabama.edu/departments/finaid/netpricecalculator/
Veterans Tuitionwww.southalabama.edu/departments/registrar/residency.html
Athleticusajaguars.com/documents/2019/8/20//2017_18_Federal_Graduation_Rate_GSR_Report.pdf?id=6785
Disability Servicewww.southalabama.edu/departments/sds/

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average SAT score is 1,087 and the average ACT score is 24 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
University of South Alabama1,08724
All U.S. Colleges112368
Public, 4-Years Colleges111267
4-Years Colleges112468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama110068

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At University of South Alabama, 162 students submitted SAT scores (10% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,087 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing503610
Mathematics480580
Total9831,190
At University of South Alabama, 1,469 students submitted ACT scores (93% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 24 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading2027
English2028
Mathematics1825
Total5880

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to University of South Alabama. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Admission Requirements for Applying to University of South Alabama
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended